Registered Nurses (Heaids) – Action Appointments

The primary focus of this role is to promote health & wellness to students. The incumbent will be based at TVET’s or Universities and will be required to travel to different campuses in urban and rural based colleges. He/she must be knowledgeable and experienced in the conducting COVID19 screening & testing, HTS, TB, STI and provision of contraception amongst others etc. Assessing how each facility conducts every aspect of HTS, TB, STI & COVID19 as well as waste management and data recording.

Key responsibilities for this critical position include:
Service delivery:
Conducting screening as well as testing on COVID19
Developing & implementing awareness campaigns on COVID19 and other health and safety programs at campus level with Campus Health & Wellness Coordinators
Conducting HIV/TB & STI testing for students and staff
Assessing and providing contraception and family planning to students & staff
Assisting TVET & University structures as well district DOH teams in contact tracing of COVID19 positive students & staff
Linking students to care on COVID19, HTS, TB & STI and conduct follow ups
Communication and advocacy:
Participating in various trainings with district health, Higher Health training programs
Participating in district health forums and AIDS councils with Campus health & wellness coordinators
Participating in local forums with Campus Health & Wellness coordinators
Liaising with relevant partners for support
Health Safety & Wellness:
Developing disease prevention programs, such as smoking cessation, exercise, and healthy eating programs for students & staff
Observing and assessing the work environment for potential dangers and hazards; overseeing and implementing emergency and disaster preparedness programs and planning
Serving as a gatekeeper for healthcare services, including rehabilitation and disability matters, GBV, LGBTQI etc.
Assisting with counselling of students on physical and mental health issues and guiding them toward community resources and/or other assistance programs

Administration:
Maintaining general facilities administration at both campus & provincial office level
Waste disposal in accordance to health regulations
Maintaining stock control & administration of storage of supplies & commodities
Ensure that specimen handling, collection & delivery is strictly in accordance with the health regulations
Data Reporting:
Maintaining a register for reporting of stats of students and staff attended to daily
Documenting all students & staff illnesses and injuries
Developing reports as per DOH and Higher Health reporting templates
Submit daily, weekly, monthly reports of student & staff health status as agreed with Management

The Nurses must possess and be able to demonstrate:
A valid Code 10 License, applications with code 8 will not be accepted
Must have operated in a mobile fleet previously
A 3-year National diploma or Bachelor’s degree in Nursing Science
Registration with the South African Nursing Council or HPCSA
At least 1 – 2years relevant nursing experience
Experience in the public health sector would be advantageous
Good interpersonal skills and confidence
Attentive to detail
Maintain confidentiality
Mid-level computer skills essential
Ability to utilize available data to provide appropriate recommendations;
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to multi-task combined with ability to prioritize tasks and ability to learn quickly

Non-Negotiables requirements:
Must be in a possession of a Code 10 manual license
Must be a registered Nurse
Responsible for driving the mobile clinic panel van
Duration of contract ends 28 Feb 2022
Package non-negotiable – R20 000pm gross, 3.3% towards Medical aid plus Cellphone allowance
Must apply in the area that you are located in
All documents must be in MS word- only acceptable format
If you have already applied, there is no need to reapply.

View the full job description and application instructions on the Vacancies page at www.actionappointments.co.za and email your application by Wednesday, 01 July 2020 to tracy@actionappointments.co.za

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